Author Archives: Alea Perez

“Hey, Kiddo”

By | Nov 20, 2018 | Reviews

After nearly two decades of writing and illustrating children’s picture books and graphic novels, Jarrett J. Krosoczka fully pulls the curtains back and dives, squarely and unapologetically, into the realm of young adult/adult work in his revealing and autobiographical “Hey, Kiddo.” In the process of sharing his family’s story, Krosoczka largely steps away from what […]

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“Check Please!: #Hockey”

By | Oct 23, 2018 | Reviews

Ngozi Ukazu’s energetic “Check Please!: #Hockey” tells the tale of Eric “Bitty” Bittle, a vlogger, a pie enthusiast, and a member of the incoming freshman class on the Samwell University hockey team. He can skate like a dream (he has a figure skating background) but he’s deathly afraid of being checked. Worried that he’s not […]

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“My Boyfriend is a Bear”

By | Sep 24, 2018 | Reviews

Love is in the air in ONI Press’ “My Boyfriend is a Bear,” a charming romantic comedy about finding love in unexpected places. Nora, the protagonist, has bad luck with men and dating until, on a chance encounter, she stumbles upon the perfect man for her; a man who happens to be a literal bear. […]


By | Aug 27, 2018 | Reviews

“Illegal”, a graphic novel best suited for middle graders and up, aims to remove the political and the “us” versus “them” mentality that is so prevalent in nationalist narratives and sets out to reintroduce the humanity of those less fortunate with whom we share the world. Written by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin Illustrated and […]

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Mutiver-City One: 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2018

By , , , , , , and | Jul 4, 2018 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, returning today for a special edition focused on the “Sci-Fi Special 2018.” In the spirit of this all-female issue, we reached out to our female staffers and six of them were game to review a strip for today’s edition! So, enjoy this special edition, and let us know your favorite […]